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SFGTV2
Oct 2, 2012 8:00pm PDT
identifying ways our ethic laws could be strengthened. as supervisors, what if anything would you propose to strength the city's ethics laws. i will start with mr. davis. >> strong ethic laws are essential. what is happening with our sunshine task force and hope davis can speak to this since she recently served on the task force. these need to be strengthened and one problem we have is around enforcement. i would like to see more of the ethical violations of larger committees, some of which are operating, for instance, in some shady areas of law. one was the run he ed run, the committee for mayor ed lee last year and the campaigns that aren't swaying the politics of city, the way the run ed run campaign did. so i think that is one the issues and improving our good government and ethic laws in san francisco. >> miss breed, would you like to address the question? do you want me to repeat it? >> yes. >> sure. a recent chief civil grand jury report, at the request of supervisor campos the city conducted a comparison of laws identifying ways our ethic laws could be strengthened. as su
SFGTV
Oct 3, 2012 5:00am PDT
size would have the same spending obligations as laid out in the law, and he and i have had many conversations where he's made it clear where that was always his understanding, and late 2010, several workers and their advocates came to my office to explain that in their view, employers had found and were exploiting a loophole in the health and security ordinance, a small number of businesses of employers were voiding the majority of their spending requirement by allocating money to what is known as a health reimbursement account. often, using these accounts to severely restrict the types of services that the accounts could be used for often providing no notice of the existence of the accounts to their workers and then reclaiming the majority of money allocated to those accounts at the end of the year. we also discovered that many of these employers were profiting from the law by charging surcharges in the name of employee health care and then pocketing the majority of the money that was collected from consumers in san francisco. so, given that workers were not receiving the healt
SFGTV2
Oct 2, 2012 7:00pm PDT
to introduce our moderator this evening, professor almondover. he joined the uc davis school of law in 2004, following a clerkship with judge cal braise of the united states court of appeals for the second circuit. interest include election law, administrative law, statutory interpretation, constitutional law and property and natural resources law. he is a resident of san francisco's mission district. we are honored to work chris almendorf. [ applause ] >> thank you very much and thank you to all of the candidates who are here today. we're very fortunate to be joined by six candidates and what i hope will soon be seven. all of the candidates have agreed to ask their supporters to be respectful of other candidates and the audience and to maintain quiet during the forum. i ask you to respect that commitment. every aspect of this forum will be equally fair to all participating candidates. as everyone here knows candidate debates are often limited to latitudinal appears and personal attack. our debate focuses on critical areas of policy disagreement among the leading candidates. so this end th
SFGTV
Oct 3, 2012 12:30am PDT
or the observation of mr. warfield. and also the observation of mr. nee. because the sunshine law, 65.24 is far more clear than the public record section as defined in the state law. and i would like to point out that it says in section 67.36 of sunshine that, the ordinance supersedes all other local laws. this is the governing law of official conduct in san francisco. so if i go to the san francisco police department and i want to look at records of a case that is closed. i shouldn't have any problem from the san francisco police department saying no, we can't share any tape recordings with you. or we can't share any evidence that was collected both audio and video with you. where in fact if the case is closed, those are public records. specifically if i want to apply those to commissioner harris. this is important. and i am surprised you looking at me shocked. this is what you get if you spend 10 months on ross mirkarimi railroading him and 10 days trying to push this through. and it doesn't give us an idea of the information and i excuse me me mr. st. croix i was not able to read the documents of
SFGTV
Oct 3, 2012 3:30am PDT
law and sunshine ordinance and we're given the run around over illegal elections. there's millions of dollars being stolen by the councils, the residence councils. it's off the hook and nobody talks about it. i want to mention a couple of points on the rush through this process here. there's a pattern of rushing through the process. when the sunshine task force didn't have one member who is disables, they stop and when the ethics commission has miss mean ors going on and the meeting is not properly agendaed and ada violations are going on you have an obligation to stop the meeting until corrections can be made or you are under liability for ada lawsuit. this should be elementary in san francisco and in closure i want to come back to did you remove proceedings in the charter from the deal from the final document from fifteen dot one zero five? did i get that right? a. we haven't taken any action. speaker: okay thank you so much. this removal from office really needs to come forward especially when there's such an unequal application in the laws in this city. thanks. speaker: i'm not
SFGTV
Oct 3, 2012 4:00am PDT
of resources no non filers were being turned over and state laws and authorities are clearer than ours is because this is a state law. however, this wasn't being done so i failed to follow-up and make sure that my directions were being followed and in fact, the practice is to send a letter to filing and then to send a second follow-up letter. when the second letters came from my signature it was already mid-august and i thought it was done months ago and that's my failure to follow through on that and i'm taking full responsibility for that but the practice should be and in the future will be that first we send people late letters and we can assign them up to ten dollars a day for being late. beyond a certain amount of time beyond that we have to assume they don't intend to file and that's when we should be doing referrals but it shouldn't take six months speaker: i /paoerb that and i appreciate what life is like really on the ground /skpw taking responsibility for it. the back and forth of writing to somebody remains private and if they are tossing all the letters then we're stuck in
SFGTV
Oct 3, 2012 7:00am PDT
by federal law, it's not an easy solution, but the vast majority of san francisco businesses provide insurance and the vast, vast majority of son fra*ns businesses are spending required amounts of money, every survey and report by your agency show that and supervisor campos has acknowledge hated but there is an issue with some categories of business, but we're working together, small business associations, the chamber on educating employers and employees on the rights and obligations under this law. we've worked with television ads on cable television, the city, websites, direct communication with members, thousands of employers have been communicated with by our organizations and by the city to understand how to make this work for the employee and how to make it work financially for the employer because you have to remember in the last half a dozen years, the cost of small business to employ entry level workers in san francisco has gone up 50%. that is health mandate, sick leave, minimum wage, things we believe in, things that as san franciscans we support but things that have a tre
SFGTV
Oct 3, 2012 12:00am PDT
of noncompliance of the state law and should be a policy of the commission for that provision. that's one thing. and the other thing i wanted to point out is that the agenda for tonight did not include the minutes. just said that you were going to vote for the minutes. it would be nice if you could put that to the next meeting for those of us who have not seen those have a period to comment. thank you. >> good afternoon, commissioner hur and ethic commissioners. i am troubled that you scheduled my two cases on today's agenda. it's unethical for the ethics commission to even decide a case involving your own executive director. and the whole case should have been transferred to another jurisdiction. not just for developing a recommendation. but for holding any sort of public hearing on the matter. mr. chatfield, when he transferred my case to san jose. noted in the cover mail, quote, the ethic's commission regularly handles cases for the sunshine force act. and however cannot be (inaudible) as executive director is the named respondent in both claims, end quote. it should be argued that the ethic
SFGTV2
Oct 2, 2012 5:30pm PDT
to themselves or someone else for 72 hours. we need to enact laura's law and mr. dufty is working on that and finding housing for these individuals but not to keep going back to the economy but one solution is improve the economy so we can improve these people's lives. thank you. >> thank you. >> l the homeless problem it's very, very interesting because you know some cities don't -- i think one of the reasons we do have a problem is because of the wonderful social services that we have here in this city and unfortunately as someone who has sat on several committees it's disheartening that just across the east bay, even if you go to oakland, it changes drastically and i think it's one of the reasons people come to san francisco. do they all live here? absolutely not. and i think we have to get tough with this issue and the housing authority truly needs some restructuring, so that they can do their mandate which is to house people because that's another issue, but there is money missing there, so i think we have to be tough with that and it's like tough love but because we do ca
SFGTV
Oct 2, 2012 9:30pm PDT
.c. berkeley and hastings law school, bob joined a family firm and became active in numerous civic organizations, particularly within the jewish community as well as on our san francisco human rights commission. he also had a love of politics and successfully ran the mccarthy campaign for the board of supervisors. and i know that he will be missed dearly by the community and his family. my third in memoriam is for gary cray who is known by many in the telegraph hill community, my district, as the filbert steps gardner. gary tended to the gardens of the filbert steps, which is one of our city's great hidden treasures for more than three decades. and he took care of the sprawling garden as a volunteer. it was truly a labor of love for him and he was never paid a dime for t. he worked his hearts -- poured his heart into his work to create a clean, green and serene space that many in my neighborhood and throughout the city have grown to love and appreciate. in addition to caring for gardens, he was also someone who was dedicated to our city's architectural heritage and was a co-founder
SFGTV
Oct 3, 2012 5:30am PDT
is from before the change of law took effect that places restrictions on the ability to give us the health surcharge when we're not spending the money on health care, etc.. >> i'm matthew cohen. i'm glad to be before the supervisors, for one thing, this is the information we had, and when we saw this information, we found that even though we knew more information was going to come out subsequent to that, this is really indicative of a process which we felt was not something that you can merely look away from even with the amendment that was passed, and for one thing, i am kind of concerned that even though money is supposed to be set aside for workers and if you're using the hra's, if the private employers and a considerable amount of them employ their own accounts, this discourages employees from coming in and basically you're telling their employers what you need the medical expenses for, it's an invasion of privacy, i would rather, it's nothing we saw in the revised legislation that actually standardized guidelines, as far as we know, employers can still insist on whatever they can rest
SFGTV2
Oct 3, 2012 4:30am PDT
bmr units. i do see the nexus in my one semester of law school, but i believe the attorney to opine. >> i have two comments. one is thank you for taking care of this beautiful home. if you look at some of the hi storical photos of the panama pacific expo significance of 1915, i believe that home is in a really prominent spot and many of the photographs are taken top of the hill summer street. so, thank you for that. * exposition this is a unique, creative, generous solution. so, i'm in full support. >> commissioner moore. >> this is an extremely difficult case. staff makes recommendation relative to a freestanding building with a roof deck, which is a large historic home. so, we are approving the roof deck and the by-product, bmr units, i'm not saying this is respectful, but it is a reality. what is in front of us, mr. star's analysis is correct, we have a substandard law and five variances for those units to even be approvable. for those small units that is a large ask. under normal circumstances when we have substandard or constrained lots, our purpose is to look at the units fir
SFGTV
Oct 3, 2012 4:30am PDT
without lawful business is prohibited on any sidewalks or ai jay -- property adjacent to licensed premises under control of licensee as depicted on the abc257. no noise shall be automobile beyond the area of control of the licensee as defined by the abc 257. petitioner shall utilize electronic surveillance and recording equipment that is able to view exits and entrance points of exterior of the premises. the surveillance recording shall be operational at all times of premises, open to the public. the electronic recording shall be maintained and kept for minimum of seven days and made available to law enforcement on demand, thank you. >> thank you. >> see nothing questions for you, mark, any comments on this one? >> yes. >> mr. chair, supervisors, i'm excited about . this there was an iconic bar on powell street that went through quite a traumatic episode and had to move down to the war f in the last year. much to the chagrin of the locals and san francisco. this we hope will be a replacement. this is now an off-sale liquor store. i did pass out a photograph of what mr. sirhed's place looks
CBS
Oct 2, 2012 6:00pm PDT
pretenses. >> reporter: the state says no can do. >> there is no mechanism right now in state law to have us refund money to the foundation. we have reached out to them. we would like to have a conversation with them about that. we would like to keep that partnership alive. >> they have never tried to reach us and there hasn't been any email contact either. >> reporter: the briggs say the damage is done in trust and money. another $20 million that was pledged is evaporating. >> we had big donors lined up and we don't have them anymore as a result of this fiasco. >> reporter: if they can't get their refunds, the volunteer group wants a memorandum of understanding with the state that their money, the $279,000 they already wrote a check for, can only be used for henry coe state park. that was the presumption that a lot of people, allen, donated their money on. that's where nent the money to -- that's where they want the money to stay and they may need it at some point. >> the state legislature commended this group. where is the state legislature on this if there is no mechanism to refund the mo
SFGTV
Oct 3, 2012 6:00am PDT
are entrusting you with additional funds to you can go out and ensure that these laws we placed on the books are taken care of. >> and just a point on that, my understanding is that a lot of that money will deal with the backlog that olse has -- adding additional resources. >> we have a number of other departments, olse had a lengthier presentation, hopefully we can move more expeditiously in the other departments. so, we'll now move to the department of public health. welcome. >> thank you so much, supervisors, i want to give you a sense of the city option we've been talking about, then go into the department of public health response tos the civil grand jury report, so we used the term healthy san francisco broadly within san francisco, but we're really talking about from the department's perspective in terms of our response, the city option. that is the option that allows an employer to indicate that they would like to contribute dollars to the city and county of san francisco and their employees will get either eligibility for healthy san francisco and enroll in that program or their emp
KOFY
Oct 2, 2012 9:00pm PDT
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FOX
Oct 3, 2012 5:00am PDT
money. however the santa clara sheriff's office just pulled out of the building to take over law enforcement. they will let the public vote on whether they should let the city outsource police services. >>> president's ties to germ my wright they tell us about an old video that is resurfacing before tonight's debate. >> reporter: mitt romney said he had nothing to do with releasing this video and it shows president barack obama is engaged in decisive class warfare. it is a speech at a historically black college and in he praises reverend rite who da -- reverend wright after he has since denounced him. >> where is your dollar, what is happening down in new orleans, makes no sense, tells me the bullet has not been taken out. >> releasing the video is a transparent to change the subject to mitt romney's more recent talks and he took a break while mitt romney went somewhere else. the two scare off from denver. reporting live allison burns ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> people around the bay area are invited to watch debating parties tonight and it will be in san mateo count and ant
SFGTV
Oct 3, 2012 6:30am PDT
of the day, so long as the law allows them to collect money and not necessarily spend it and you don't define expenditure the way we were trying to do, this is going continue to be a problem because there are ways that they're always going to be able to manipulate the wording of the surcharge, so i think that's a problem and i think that the d.a. only confirms what we've always said. >> president chu? >> i had two observations as i compared our city attorney's response to the same question, our city attorney said, yes, consumer fraud is committed, you clarified the burden of proof required in the criminal context from my perspective, i think that makes sense, these type of consumer fraud cases are pursued from our civil attorney, i wanted to make that first point, but secondly, i think what ms. crevette was saying, rather than having a surcharge for health care, they broaden that language and said it was a surcharge for the cost of doing business in san francisco, that's a very different set of issues and it might be a set of issue that is we may want to tackle at a later point but it gets us
KBCW
Oct 2, 2012 10:00pm PDT
the balcony's will remain off limits in future meetings, but they did not violate any public meeting laws. ken. >> all right, kristen iowaers, ayres, thank you for that. that is not the worse thing they had to deal with. they opened up five new homicide investigations just since last night. that's right. that's when two men died in separate shootings on mcarthur boulevard. then this morning, two more men gunned down as they sat in a parked car on 72nd avenue. and this afternoon, if you can believe it, a 5th man shot to death a z he sat on his porch in east oakland. these homicides bring oakland's total for the year to 90. >>> a man described by friends and family as selfless disappeared. cbs 5 reporter, juliette goodrich on the search for eric garcia. >> reporter: i really think if he doesn't come home soon -- >> friends and family gathered in san jose to pray for 32-year- old eric garcia's safe return home. this big guy was a big heart, went missing mysteriously. >> totally out of the character for my brother. he's always there. >> he left his friend's house near vine and good year stree
CBS
Oct 3, 2012 12:00pm PDT
at the hospital with a gunshot wound. both are expected to survive. >>> a first-of-its-kind law in california is being challenged. governor brown signed a bill to stop therapies aimed at turning gay and lesbians straight. a christian legal group is trying to overturn that law. the group filed a lawsuit on behalf of a psychiatrist who is also a pastor in san diego. it also names a plaintiff who has benefited from this therapy. the law takes effect january 1. >>> president obama and gop challenger mitt romney squaring off tonight in denver. it's the first of three presidential debates and as bigad shaban shows us, the focus tonight will be on the economy, healthcare and domestic issues. >> reporter: the stage is set for the first presidential debate. mitt romney trails in many battleground state polls and this is an opportunity for him to gain some ground. >> i think you're going to see the mitt romney that really cares about putting the american people back to work. i think that's the most important goal that the governor has. >> reporter: president obama will be pressing his own plan for the
FOX
Oct 3, 2012 7:00am PDT
:20. a christian legal group defense group is now challenging came's new law that bans therapy that tries to turn gay or lesbian teenagers straight. the conservative pacific justice institute has asked a federal judge in sacramento to rule that the law is unconstitutional. the governor signed the law on saturday. >>> california's central coast is being invaded by bugs. >> it can be really hard to find -- they can be really hard to find because they are really small. >> scientists say the bugs are taking a big bite out of broccoli, cabbage kale and -- cabbage and kale. they say the bugs look like lady bugs but can easily destroy -- destroy a crop. >>> tmz posted this video on its website between nikki minage. she's heard cursing autocarie. auditions were -- cursing mariah carey. >>> and color wie kardashian and mario lopez will be the new "x" factor -- and khloe kardashian and mario lopez will be the new judges for the "x factor." >>> you are ready for the weather? >> yes. >> it's cool. it's starting. steve is coming back. he will tell us which parts of the bay area will see dramatically cooler te
SFGTV
Oct 3, 2012 7:30am PDT
law, this could be have been a case under the recent amendment ts, this issue was addressed in a var iet of ways including posting and quarterly notice requirements so employees are aware of their benefits and how to use them and by requiring all unused monies to remain with the employee for 24 months, the law now requires that any benefit plan must be structured adds to be reasonably calculated to benefit the employee, olse has the authority to not be designed to benefit the employee and it should not be a qualified..[reading].. the new law that went into effect in january 1, 2012 pertains to that. they are administered by a third party according to to olse's data, 85% of employees use third party administrators or provide the type of benefit that would not be able to provide health information, many employers build in other safeguards that make sure that private health information remains confidential. and then with regards to the fourth response to recommendations around disallowing the use of employee hra options, i would recommend that it states it will not be implemented, the h
SFGTV2
Oct 2, 2012 6:30pm PDT
't disclose to me they wanted to demolish my apartment and which is a violation of the law and with sunshine i began to research and research and now i have 43 pounds of paper in the research and because my case, sunshine case, that found supervisors wiener, colen, chiu and mar and they broke the state law and that is why this case is in court. they shut down sunshine and the retaliation was so strong i was evicted from my home and because i was raised right i would do it over again, and once i am elected one of the law enforcement officials will swear me in. >> i am mr. garcia and have the diseepest experience of anyone. i have many years and seven years as an educators and taught there and president of board of ethics and board of appeals and 25 years of experience in doing service to the neighborhood. i am supported by the incumbent and scott wiener and others and i want very bad to be your supervisor and i am asking for your support and there's give me your vote on november 6. thank you. >> hi. i am joel io and i am running for supervisor and they have a way of looking at the happy m
SFGTV2
Oct 2, 2012 9:00pm PDT
, they are all happy. thank you. [applause] >> our board of supervisors is very important to us. they make laws that we have to follow. it gives me great pleasure to introduce the president of the board of supervisors, david chiu. [applause] >> good afternoon. first, if any of you have ever wondered what an ls -- and elected officials sounds like with anesthesia and his mouth, i want to let you know that i got out of a dental chair 20 minutes ago after a few hours of dentists work. but i wanted to give a few remarks of how i think we are doing. i'm very much more are optimistic about how we're doing than four years ago. i read an article from the chronicle and it said that the candidates disagreed on everything, except for the need to crack down on entertainment violence. i did not propose anything for the first six months until there were half a dozen people affected. that was followed by a terrific shooting, which was then followed by an incident in union square. i want to take a moment and thank the san francisco police department for your input. if we pass legislation to require additional
SFGTV2
Oct 2, 2012 9:30pm PDT
not having the license transfer to them should the modifications be declined. some of these laws on the books a little archaic, and i will give you an example. we now have live entertainment in san francisco, which allows amplified music until 10:00 p.m. if the conditions has no entertainment, and the entertainment, it also includes this limited live provision. we have determined in the city that this legislation is good -- good legislation. there's no conditional use requirement to have this. a lot of people today want to have food, drink, and be able to have some music. how can we get the limited live entertainment excluded from the know amplified or no live entertainment excluded on the transfers? >> that is going to mostly driven locally. most of the conditions you'll ever see on an abc license are because we rely, to a great extent, on the police department and local officials to determine what is best for their communities. i'm not trying to pin this on you guys or blame you guys, but we do try to work with you. we do not tend to want to overrule the police department very often. now th
ABC
Oct 2, 2012 5:00pm PDT
teens straight. a christian legal group is going court to stop the law. there are authorities having to decide whether this can take affect. >> i've heard this is a sin. >> steven went through a controversial treatment in an effort to become straight. but the bay area man says no one should go through it because it can be dangerous. >> it causes depression, anxiety. thoughts of suicide, makes you anxious causes you to hate yourself he was excited to hear the governor signing into law some day a ban preventing gay conversion therapies on minors. methods american psychiatrist society:kon cluded are harmful. the governor says there is no basis in sigh skbrens will be relegated to the dust pin of quackery. >> there is science now we didn't have before. that sexual orientation is not something that can be changed. >> but the victory may be short lived and there are groups that already claim it's unconstitutional violating first amendment. >> this is absolutely clamps down on speech by professionals involved and also affects the minors and their parents rights to access types of therapies
ABC
Oct 2, 2012 6:00pm PDT
often in the castro. people will be surprised to know there is no state law against public nudity. >> that is right. it only deals with lewd, nude behavior, and not nudity itself. last year you might remember san francisco supervisors passed a law requiring nudists to put a towel or something down on the seat before they sit. and the man behind that measure has been pushing for new restrictions. >> on a nice day, this man enjoys baring it all. these a are the so called naked guys. >> this is a neighborhood that has limited public space and our town square is now almost every day a nudist colony. it's not okay. >> the supervisor scott weiner proposed public nudity be restricted to what he calls appropriate venues including bay to breakers, folsom street fair and the beach. he says his district, the castro has seen a skyrocketing increase in people who like to display their privates in public. this man would not divulge his name and put his clothes back on believe there's is nothing wrong with showing his assets. >> i think to be human it's to have a human body. to be ashamed of you
SFGTV2
Oct 2, 2012 7:30pm PDT
as a community service, i host a radio and tv program called "folk law for ordinary folk," it's a very tough one in the sense that workers at some point are essentially giving up higher salary and higher pay in exchange for those pension benefits. so to come back later on and essentially cut that out from under them, the question is one of fairness and of equity. that being said, as far as police and firefighters, obviously those are public safety areas and it's a little bit different in the sense that we definitely need to protect those pensions in a different manner than we do others. as far as other ways to save, i would certainly look at capping pensions moving forward, so that they don't increase incrementally over time. i think we need to put a cap on that now before it starts to burgeon and get out of control. >> thank you. >> miss olague. >> i believe i was one of the individuals who answered no. i don't think we should balance the budget on the back of the workforce, and there was prop c. prop b was the adachi measure and proper c was a lot of pension reform where the unions and the
SFGTV2
Oct 3, 2012 3:30am PDT
and state law, although they provide relocation benefits, do not provide a right to return. and, so, what often happens is tenants are given vouchers and told to go and find some housing. and because of the current rental market being so tight and so expensive, those vouchers really just don't get you housing in san francisco at all. so, these residents are forced to relocate out of the city and build entirely new lives. so, what this amendment would do would protect their rights to come back to their communities and retain those community bonds and that is a tremendously important thing. i also wanted to echo some of what sister stephanie was saying about the gentrification issue. 35% of people in san francisco subsidized housing are african-american so, this is a tremendously important issue for preserving the african-american population in san francisco. and as we're all aware, that is a huge problem and it's a community that is shrinking every single year. so, this amendment would also go a long way towards preserving that community. so, i wanted to highlight that issue. so, and again
NBC
Oct 3, 2012 11:00am PDT
and public transportation. parades, including the beta breakers run would be exempt. if it becomes law, offending nudists would be slapped with a $100 fine for the first offense and $200 for the second and $500 for the third. right now, state law does not ban public nudity. it does ban lewd public behavior. >> the silver lining, it is okay in some areas. >> yes. >> good. >>> when we come back, when is striking out a good thing? we will show you one major leaguer who did that and got a standing ovation. >>> two at-bats in seven years. it was a second chance for a baseball player injured in his one and only at bat. >> the story after a decade, adam greenberg back in the big leagues. he got hit in the head with the cubs on the first pitch that he saw. a 9-mile-an-hour fastball. it derailed his career. never got back on track. he got back to the major leagues. the marlins signed him to a one-day contract. he got a one-at bat. campaign by fans. they locked him in. he locked in his sights. that was strike two. he actually struck out, but it was a beautiful thing. >> we leave you with the oak
KOFY
Oct 3, 2012 12:00am PDT
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SFGTV
Oct 2, 2012 9:00pm PDT
. implementing the state redevelopment dissolution law. >> item 4, supervisor olague. aye. supervisor wiener, aye. supervisor avalos? aye. supervisor campos? no. president chiu? aye. supervisor chu aye. cohen aye. supervisor elsbernd? aye. supervisor kim? aye. supervisor mar? aye. there are 9 ayes and one no. >> the the ordinance is finally passed. item 5. >> item 5, ordinance appropriating $54 3.2 million from the proceed of sale of bonds for cap fail improvement projects to the airport commission for fiscal year 2012 through 2013 and placing appropriation and control is reserved pending the bond sale. >> roll call vote. >> on item 5, supervisor olague? aye. wiener? aye. supervisor avalos? aye. supervisor campos? aye. president chiu? aye. supervisor chu? aye. supervisor cohen? aye. supervisor elsbernd? aye. supervisor kim? kim aye. supervisor mar? aye. there are 10 ayes. >> the item is passed. the ordinance is finally passed. item 6. >> item 6 is an ordinance amending the transportation code to restrict large vehicle parking between the hours of 12:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. from the municipal transp
SFGTV
Oct 2, 2012 10:00pm PDT
, it became law december 25th, christmas morning. okay. this is the same bill when it was going through. the yellow tag is from tom rivard who was our noise man. and who just recently retired, he basically wrote it. he sent it to me during -- when it was going through [speaker not understood], section 29 09 deals with your issues marked by green. all the best. tom rivard. and this is basically residential property noise. they can go, if you build something, remodel something, you can go five decibels above what we heard last night. that's noise. and on the other page it will say commercial places can go 8 decibels. and we know that when you go to 10 decibels, basically you're doubling the amount of noise. and we'll end today, that's the noise map of 2009. and the deeper colors, that's a lot of noise. that's a little noise. but it's all one [inaudible]. thank you. >> thank you very much. thank you. next speaker. >>> good afternoon, honorable board of supervisors. [speaker not understood] and i am [speaker not understood] living in the mission district in san francisco. if you are as tire
SFGTV
Oct 3, 2012 3:00pm PDT
areas where it got out of sync with current law. one thing i know that has dragged on. i wanted to get it back before i left office. what you, what was distributed to you, we are not going to act on today. there's a requirement two week's notice before any change. this will come back at our next meeting for action. the changes in the red line strike out copy you have, so it takes the order of business and amends it to our current order business. one place where it has substance to it is the amount of notice we give for water rate changes. it actually shortens the time in the process making it winter with the board of supervisors policy. if we wanted to retain the older, longer time line, we certainly could choose to do that. couple comments. one of the reasons this hasn't come back sooner is because i haven't, just in being chair, i haven't noticed anything that wasn't there that i wished was. i don't think there needs to be something that needs to be fixed. our rules of order of very brief. they do not reference and are no bound by robert shules of order, you have a motion and a secon
FOX Business
Oct 3, 2012 4:00pm EDT
others of course is obamacare, the new health care law. >> yeah. david: how are you planning, you're planning three new restaurants. how are you planning your payrolls? because a lot of your payroll will depend whether or not we have the full implementation of obamacare? >> that is a great question. we spent three hours on this last night. it is very opportune. the answer is we don't know. i can't believe he read 2700 pages. i'm given to no single individual read 2700 pages. so it's coming together. we're trying to plan for it. applebee's international has people on the ground full time in washington and they can't give us a direction. so how do you plan for it? that is the most difficult part for why business, i believe isn't moving forward because no one knows. no one knows what this is about. we can't put x value or y value on it and say what we project. we're working now on projections for next year, for 13. that's a big empty blank. lauren: i'm sick of that word, uncertainty. david: zane tankel. sorry you have to live with the uncertainty. >> thank you so much, david. david:
ABC
Oct 3, 2012 4:00pm PDT
has been a hot bed for patent law su.s now a group is trying to cut down on the litigation. hp, and seven other companies joined in this so called patent pool. this will combine patents so companies don't have to negotiate ip rights. and via says it hopes companies like apple will join in. and agreeing to combine t-mobile with metro pcs. this would have more than 42 million subscribers far behind rivals at and t and sprint. and with under the deal will own 74% of the company while metro pcs shareholders will receive $1.5 billion in cash. and applied materials says it plans to cut00 to 1300 jobs and there is a move expected to save about $140 million a year. the cuts come as applied materials customers struggle with growing demands z stocks finished up slightly higher. the broadest intex you're bloomberg silicon valley index ended up higher significantly so there. there is apple and google helping pull that up. there is apple asian suppliers started mass production on a smaller ipad. the "wall street journal" says lg display and auoptronics are making screens for the new device.
FOX
Oct 3, 2012 6:00am PDT
outsourcing in order to save money. however they just pulled out of the building to take over the milpitas law enforcement and they will allow the public to vote on whether the city should outsource police services. >> in syria, at least 31 people are dead. three car bombs exploded and it has become a major battleground area for forces. they are trying to take over bashar assad. >>> now a judge has postponed the enforcement of the voter identification law it was dismissed but they say the ruling only applies to this year's voting and is expected to take affect next year. >>> they are taking stage in denver and mitt romney and president barack obama hold their first debate. allison burns joins us live on whether president barack obama will speak first, allison? >> reporter: there will be no answers, no cheering allowed for a crowd and they asked them to get to the first question and get the last word. they are taking intense preparations and president barack obama visited hoover dam. even though it is a good way to boost his falling poll numbers they say in the end debates are more about enter
SFGTV2
Oct 2, 2012 6:00pm PDT
to repeat the question. >> i honestly don't know how you would enforce a law like that. of course everyone should pay their fair share but i don't know how you could enforce that. i believe we should standardize the inlaw units, maybe sure they're up to code and regulate any new units but as far as taxation i cannot see how you could actually enforce that and collect the taxes on it. >> thank you sir. mr. yee. >> cheryl i just want to make sure -- >> i can repeat it. there is internet base market for short base rentals and they sublease units to visitors and tourists and many are illegal and the city's hotel tax is not collected. should the city legalize these arrangements and collect the hotel tax? >> i traveled to different countries and i go to the internet and they have hotels and these rentals advertise and i have used these apartments as rentals for either a few days or one week and it's kind of nice to be there so i would support it and once you have it legalized you have again another base of revenues to tax and if they do advertisement and most will or go through an agency peop
SFGTV2
Oct 3, 2012 3:00am PDT
want to make sure that everyone gets along. law & order is really important and we have to be respectful of each other. and i'm all for improvements that we can make to make the tenants' lives more comfortable. however, you know, i don't want to hear any reports of any kind of illegal activities. i'm not saying it's coming from anybody here. i'm just saying, you know, that really bothers me when that kind of thing happens and you read about it and nothing has been done from what i can understand. so, i think those are some suggestions. and if we can move forward with the double pane windows and anything else that will make -- make a laundry list of what tenants need and we'll see if we can work something out. >> commissioner hillis. >> question for staff. do we have the authority to change -- if we, you know, continue this here, we don't take action. do we always have the authority to reduce the hours of operation for outdoor seating? >> the way the condition is written right now, you can direct the za to do it. so the za can do it. or if you yourself want to change it,
FOX
Oct 2, 2012 5:00pm PDT
and lesbian teens straight. governor brown signed the bill. the governor and the law supporters say the therapies cause psychological harm. >>> syria's president visited the capital city to witness fighting going on today. the video was posted on anti asad's troops. they haven't been able to crush the rubbles there. there are also reports that assad has ordered 30,000 more troops into battle. >>> it's a sight some didn't expect to see in oakland this time of year. the rush is on for a's play off tickets. the one factor that could still be holding some fans back. >> and a millionaire getting jobless benefits. an investigation uncovers just how many people fall into this category and what's being done to try and reverse it. w i don't spend money on gasoline. i am probably going to the gas station about once a month. last time i was at a gas station was about...i would say... two months ago. i very rarely put gas in my chevy volt. i go to the gas station such a small amount that i forget how to put gas in my car. [ male announcer ] and it's not just these owners giving the volt high pr
SFGTV2
Oct 3, 2012 2:30pm PDT
or -- and church. and we will meet up. we may skirt the law and serve something before 6:00 a.m. the bookmobile, where are they? >> i have my cheat sheet here which i cannot find. the library has been here after great disasters. there has -- is a special book that won an award this year. here is the book. i downloaded it on my kindle. it can check out copies of the book mobile. nex>> thanks for being here. start walking slowly. welcome to san francisco, everyone. ♪ >> a great man, is that what you called me? she has to be reminded. -- would you tell that to anita? i congratulate you and thank you for coming to san francisco. hopefully you also become a disaster --- we would be glad te to open up our minds and communities to receive ideas from across the country, if not the world as to how we can improve it. it never is about what just san francisco is doing. a lot of our ideas are homegrown. the ideas are transplanted and that is the greatness of our city. we're an international city. we want to show what ideas are coming out of the far east, china, malaysia, the philippines, singapore as wel
ABC
Oct 2, 2012 11:00pm PDT
. doesn't happen by accident. it's something to behold. looks like a wreck speaking of which. the law of nature and common signs tell you this is just not possible. now i'm talking about the a's. rewriting the laws of nature. lack who has the ah. fire bad! just have to fire roast these tomatoes. do you churn your own butter what? too? this is going to give you a head start on your dinner. that seems easier sure does who are you? [ female announcer ] new progresso recipe starters. five delicious cooking sauces you combine with fresh ingredients to make amazing home-cooked meals. ♪ ambiance [ female announcer ] new progresso recipe starters. your head-start to home cooked. before fch. >> good evening. a's celebrated play off first last nature. so tonight is the after party. maybe also the pre-party because a's just caught the rangers. in first place since april 9 now the title will come down to one game tomorrow. green gold passion. 30,000 at the coliseum tonight. travis went 6 strong innings and jam in the second. i soto. in the third hamilton shot to right cent
ABC
Oct 3, 2012 1:05am PDT
's something to lookd. looks like a wreck speaking of which. the law of nature and common signs tell you this is just not possible. now i'm talking about the a's. rewriting the laws of nature. lack who has theÑ/&Ñfñ!ñx1q1q here you go little man. [ humming ] [ babbling ] the cheerios bandit got you again? [ both laugh ] ♪ the one and only, cheerios ...and now... you! [ giggles ] ♪ the one and only, cheerios before fch. >> good evening. a's celebrated play off first last nature. so tonight is the after party. maybe also the pre-party because a's just caught the rangers. in first place since april 9 now the title will come down to one game tomorrow. green gold passion. 30,000 at the coliseum tonight. travis went 6 strongnd jam and jam in the second. i soto. in the third hamilton shot to right center. josh plays the bounce off the wall. try to score first first. steven drew can't handle it. 1 nothing texas. still 1-o in the fifth. norris base hit to right off harrison came in as 18 game winner. bobble it. josh donaldson scores. moss will race home. a's up 2-1. then
CBS
Oct 2, 2012 5:00pm PDT
for the san rafael city council to approve a strict new antismoking law. >> the only person who spoke against it believes that it was it wasn't strict enough. >> reporter: even this smoker is for it. >> i don't mind the laws at all. you know, just because people smoke doesn't mean it's fair for other people who don't want to smoke, the secondhand smoke. >> reporter: the ordinance bans smoking in apartments, condos, parks, all sidewalks and pedestrian areas downtown, bus stops, restaurant patios, and even cautions against actors smoking on stage. one smoker says it's illogical. >> it's ludicrous. just because they are still selling tobacco and all the smoke shops and all the stores. >> reporter: the city says its goal is to improve public health and reduce litter. and litter is a big issue. in two months, one group collected 230,000 cigarette butts which is why they won't ban ashtrays. it's okay to smoke on a sidewalk if you are walking. you just can't stay in one place. >> we're hoping that it's a self-enforced -- that people will ask others to put out their cigarettes. our goal is not to hav
FOX
Oct 2, 2012 6:00pm PDT
their meeting early. because of it, they placed a new laws. once you're in you're not allowed to go back and out. that's the problem going on right here. we go back out here live. you can see there are dozensover people out here very angry asking for justice, asking for peace. blufford's family is inside, we're going to go back in there and you can see there's quite a few police officers out here and a lot of people out here very angry asking for justice. we of course will stay on top of this and bring you cut-ins ins throughout the remaining part of the show. david stevenson. >>> police told us a man was found shot to death. and the angle of the bullet wound indicates it was a drive by shooting. there's no more information at this point. >>> police say about 6:00 this morning two young men were shot and killed inside a mini van on 77th avenue by another man who walked up to their vehicle. investigators say there was some sort of altercation and that man that walked up to that vehicle opened fire. relatives identified one victim at 23-year-old robert dell who was the father of a 2-year-old child
NBC
Oct 3, 2012 6:00am PDT
and on public transportation. street fairs, fefts vals and parades will be exempt. if this proposal becomes law, offending nudists will be slapped with a $100 fine for their first offense. right now, state law does not ban public nudity. it does prohibit lewd public behavior. >> sounds like they just like being naked. christina, what's happening outside? >> hey, i bet you there's a lot of people naked in san francisco now. that's the only way you can keep cool with overnight lows in the 60s. want to start with a beautiful picture over san jose. mostly clear here. it's mostly clear own san francisco as well. temperatures are going to be at 68 degrees inland as of 8:00 a.m. 93 degrees at 4:00 p.m. normally, i'd talk about how this is above average. compared to yesterday, it will be cool. if you've got tickets to see the a's, the final game of the regular season, 77 degrees at 2:00 p.m. even though we're the giants station, we still want the a's to make it. we'd love a bay bridge series. >> we'd love that challenge. we hope also that folks are not challenged too much by that postgame traffic. keep
CBS
Oct 2, 2012 11:00pm PDT
spends a couple of hours a day passing out fliers for his daughter-in-law's business. renee says he had no clue surveillance cameras were watching him. he was just expressing his deep appreciation for america's military and deep economic support of el salvador. >> el salvador feels protected because the u.s. helps us out so much. that makes us very proud. >> reporter: renee pushed his son to finally become an american citizen after living in the bay area for years. >> he thinks that the u.s. is the greatest country in the world. he knows that anyone that comes to this country can succeed in anything they want. >> reporter: we took renee back to the house to meet phillip and father and son got to see the american tribute for the first time. you can't tell that renee is singing the national anthem. >> it's touching. reminds me how good this country can be. >> reporter: renee will return to el salvador next month. till then he plans to keep giving old glory his glory. >> very touching. all right. so what would you do with a hawaiian island? would you surf? would you sit on the beach? larry
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